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Popular family Open Day to awaken the senses

Published: June 12, 2019

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To conclude a successful year, an increased number of students and new industry partnerships, Duchy College Rosewarne is celebrating with its popular free annual Open Day.

 

Staff and students at the specialist countryside campus near Camborne are busy preparing for their family Open Day on Sunday 23rd June.

 

Tractors are being polished, flower displays are being prepped, parrots and ferrets are being trained and charities, companies and VIPs have been invited to the unique event.

 

Visitors off all ages and their four-legged friends are welcome to join in the free action-packed day of fun that will take place 11am until 3pm.

 

The programme of events for the day will amaze all the senses whether it’s the roar of the tractor as it takes visitors on a tour of the outer estate, the scents from the beautiful flower displays or the   taste the tempting treats from the food stalls.

 

Visitors will also be able to see what insects and bugs can be identified during pond dipping and feel the scaly skin of a bearded dragon.

 

Included in the day is a craft fair, food stalls, plant sale, children’s activities, face painting, digger challenge, Tudor fancy dress, dog show, green woodworking, garden and beekeeping tours and much, much more. There will also be course information available as well for visitors keen to study at the close-knit campus.

 

“It’s a great day for the whole family,” said Carol Knight, Head of Campus for Duchy College Rosewarne.

 

“There are activities put on by every department, we also have mini traction engine rides which the visitors love every year.

 

“This event is a wonderful opportunity for people to come and have a look around and see the range of expertise, talents and courses we have on offer at the College to people of all ages whilst enjoying a fun day out.”

 

Duchy College Rosewarne offers a wide range of courses types and progression routes, starting at entry-level and continuing right up to degree-level study, and there are numerous options to study on full and part-time courses as well as NVQ and Apprenticeship qualifications. Subject areas include

agriculture, animal management, countryside and conservation, construction plant, horticulture, land-based engineering, floristry and vet nursing. For more information visit www.duchy.ac.uk or call 0330 123 4784.

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